Antique maps - Cartographer - Thomas KITCHIN collectables antquie
THOMAS KITCHIN (1718-1784)
geographer, engraver and publisher.
Appointed hydrographer to the King.
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THESE SAMPLES ARE ALL FROM A 1783 EDITION
Engraved area some 9x7 inches (220x180 mm)
POLAND, LITHUANIA AND PRUSSIA
SCOTLAND (Shetlands inset)
SWEDEN DENMARK & NORWAY
THE LARGE ENGLISH ATLAS
Published from 1754/5 onwards - various editions, in collaboration with Emmanuel Bowen
THESE SUPERB MAPS OF THE ENGLISH & WELSH COUNTIES
HAD AN ENGRAVED AREA OF SOME 27x21 INCHES (690x530 MM).
EACH WAS ENHANCED BY A SPLENDID
ENGLISH COUNTY MAPS (Small)
Kitchin engraved for numerous cartographers and his work appeared in many publications.
THESE ARE JUST 2 EXAMPLES OF ENGLISH COUNTY MAPS PUBLISHED AROUND 1760/1780
CAMBRIDGESHIRE - Engraved area some6.5 x 8.5 inches.
OXFORDSHIRE - Engraved area some6.5 x 8.5 inches.
Thomas Kitchin was one of the most prolific of English cartographers. He produced not only maps of all the countries of the world, but also the English and Welsh Counties. He contributed to numerous publications. All were characterised by the attractive small cartouches, which you can see by inspecting the examples provided.
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YALE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
A Map of the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, Divided into Counties & Townships, from the best Authorities.
A New Map of the Cherokee Nation
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POSTAPRINT supplied picture framers and antiquarian map & print dealers for over over a quarter of a century. Examples of the cartographer's art from the 16th to the 19th century, along with engravings, lithographs and etchings by leading artists of their generation. Historical maps, views, and engravings on virtually every subject, including Vanity Fair (Spy) Cartoons. Postaprint also supplied antique prints and maps to Art Galleries, Shops and Fine Art Retailers.
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engravings becoming increasingly scarce & difficult to find, we feel
the project worth the considerable time expended in the preparation! I do
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